The Walker County Office of Emergency Management reports that as of 3 PM Tuesday, July 7, among regular county residents there were 470 active cases, 186 recovered, and deaths remain at 3. Please note that 28 new community cases were recorded since the last report on July 6.

They report that at TDCJ there were 33 active cases among offenders, 1,598 recovered and 28 deceased. Among TDCJ employees, there were 43 active cases reported with 170 recovered.

A community testing is underway today, and will also be offered July 22 and July 23, 9 AM to 6 PM, at the Walker County Fairgrounds. Symptoms do not have to be present to test; however, you must register at or call 512-883-2400. A valid ID is required at the test site. Registration begins 24 hours prior.